Judas-colored

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Judas-colored Red; -- from a tradition that Judas Iscariot had red hair and beard. "There's treachery in that Judas-colored beard."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • judas-colored Red: applied to hair, from the notion that Judas had red hair.
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Usage

In literature:

Many years since, I took into my service an old colored woman by the name of Juda.
"Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters" by Various
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